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Account Executive

at Wunderman Thompson
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Who we are:

Wunderman Thompson is a creative, data and technology agency. We are built to inspire growth for our clients with breakthrough creativity that helps our clients succeed. We are in a unique position to deliver growth based on three fundamental principles: we see the world differently and reject conventional thinking; we have an unbounded definition of creativity that can rethink business, culture, and brand experiences; we act decisively and accountably, owning delivery end-to-end. 

Who we are looking for:

Wunderman Thompson Atlanta is seeking an Account Executive in a field marketing role. The Account Executive will be part of a District Team, working from a home office in the Chicago, IL area and reporting to the main office in Atlanta. The role includes but is not limited to daily client contact and integration with Wunderman Thompson teams in Atlanta, as well as corresponding Agency District Team counterparts. The Account Executive provides daily coordination between all departments of Wunderman Thompson and all partner agencies, effectively delivering full agency capabilities and solutions to local clients, establishing local marketing priorities, assisting in the development and execution of yearly District plans, and implementing steps to achieve deliverables for the agency and the client, both on time and on budget. Overall, the Account Executive’s role is to provide support to the local client in order to meet business challenges and goals. 

This position is located in the Chicago, IL Area.

What you’ll do: 

  • Collaborate | Participate in client activities, both on an as-required basis and in conjunction with agency-recommended or pro-active opportunities to increase brand knowledge, client culture immersion or business development
  • See the Big Picture | Responsible for maintaining, tracking, and assessing the budget allocated to the local District for their marketing and advertising efforts
  • Develop | Maintain awareness and knowledge of national level programs and initiatives in order to educate local District clients of all brand activity
  • Bridge the Gap | Provide data/measurement reports with analysis to help client identify trends and opportunities
  • Educate | Conduct training sessions with both small and large groups of clients as requested
  • Translate Ideas into Action | Responsible for the accuracy and clarity of any written document, including creative and production briefs, conference reports and marketing plans, before submission to agency leadership and the client
  • Build Relationships | Primary client, agency and partner contact for field & local level operations at the District level
  • Growth | Directly involved in the development of the annual recruitment marketing planning process at the District level and assessing local marketing challenges

 Who you are:

  • A Strong Communicator | Capability to create and deliver presentations (written and verbal), both internally to agency leadership, peers, and colleagues across departments, and to clients
  • Detail Oriented | Oversee completion of all projects and assignments, ensuring strategic/brand integrity, while partnering with all necessary agency disciplines to ensure optimal distribution of resources, timeliness, accuracy, budget and government compliance
  • Innovator | Conversant in all media types, including the ability to understand and integrate diverse media vehicles to deliver a brand message to the client’s consumer base
  • Ego-less | We all wear the hats that need wearing, it’s a mentality that makes the team successful.

What You'll Need:

  • 3 to 5 years in in the advertising industry or related marketing experience
  • Self-motivated/demonstrated pattern of initiative and independent thought
  • Proactive in dealing with challenges head on and in compliance with company policy
  • Excellent people and management skills, team-oriented with a strong attitude to succeed
  • Detail-oriented and well organized
  • Understands and is conversant in all the steps necessary to complete each stage of a job through all agency departments in order to deliver all aspects of a project on time and successfully
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
  • Experience working remotely, without in-person daily supervision, and across various time zones
  • Position requires approximately 50% travel
  • Writing samples may be requested after initial interview 

Wunderman Thompson is proud to be a WPP agency. Headquartered in New York, we have a truly global reach with over 20,000 people in 90 markets. For more information, please visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

Wunderman Thompson is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting and retaining the most qualified employees regardless of race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age or disability. We rely on legitimate interest as a legal basis for processing personal information under the GDPR for purposes of recruitment and applications for employment. 

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Careers

Established in 2019, Wunderman Thompson has a combined history of 150 years, setting the standard for marketing, communications and business innovation. We bring together over 20,000 creatives, analysts, strategists, customer experience designers and business consultants across 90 markets.

We’re always looking for the best talent to add to our diverse and talented mix that is Wunderman Thompson.

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